NVC President Search

Northwest Vista College (NVC) is looking for the next President to lead the college into the future following the retirement of President Ric Baser. The president of the college reports to the Chancellor and serves on the District Senior Leadership Team comprised of college and district leaders to further the mission of the college and the district. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced leader with a true passion for the mission of community colleges to lead a team of talented faculty, staff, and administrators at the college and join a team of committed high performing colleagues in the Alamo Colleges District.

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Important Dates
  • Feb. 3 : NVC Presidential Town Hall
  • Feb. 6 - March 3 : Advertising of Position
  • Feb. 6 : Search Advisory Team Appointed
  • Feb. 13 : Search Advisory Team Meeting #1
  • April 3-4: Search Team Conducts Interviews with Semi-Finalists
  • May 1-3 : Finalists Interviews at NVC
  • May 15 : Board Approves Chancellor’s Finalist Recommendation
  • July : New President Assumes Office

Northwest Vista College Advisory Search Team Committee:

  • Ms. Debi Gaitan, Interim NVC President; Committee Co-Chair
  • Dr. Robert Garza, Palo Alto College President; Committee Co-Chair
  • Dr. Aaron Prado, Faculty Senate VP/FT Music Faculty
  • Dr. Julie Felux-Monroe, Faculty - English Department
  • Dr. Haetham Abdul-Razaq, Faculty - Social Sciences Department
  • Ms. Elladean Moreno, Staff Senate VP/Student Success Director
  • Dr. Robert “Bobby” Ayala, Dean for Academic Success
  • Ms. Migdalia Garcia, Director NVC/Alamo Peace Center
  • Ms. Teresa Dimas, Faculty Chair - Workforce
  • Ms. Linda Reeves, Faculty - Learning Resource Center (Library)
  • Ms. Melissa Monroe-Young, Manager - Marketing & Strategic Communications
  • Mr. Felix Salinas, IT Director - College Services
  • Dr. Eric Castillo, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer - Access
  • Ms. Katie Blackman, SGA President - Student
  • Ms. Rosentina Aranda, Business & Community Partner - Former Frost Bank VP
  • Ms. Sonia Rodriguez, Business & Community Partner - COPS/Metro Alliance


NVC Organizational Chart


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The Northwest Vista College organizational chart shows a student-centered leadership structure that represents our institution.